Deon Thomas is a former basketball player who played at Simeon Career Academy, he led his team to the Chicago Public League title and was named Illinois Mr. Basketball. He was later drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in 1994, but he “opted” to play professional basketball in Europe and Israel. Thomas played two years in Israel for Maccabi Tel Aviva, winning the Israeli championship, the Israeli cup, and the Euroleague championship twice.
Thomas now serves as a Sports Analyst for Big Ten Network, Radio Analyst for Fighting Illinois Sports Network, Community Relations Coordinator for the University of Illinois System, and Associate Director of Development at the University of Illinois.
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